Immediate Past Chairman, LMA Board
President & COO, Swift Communications
Bob Brown was named as President of Swift Communications in November 2008. He continues to serve as Chief Operating Officer having held that position since January, 2005. He was the General Manager for Colorado Mountain News Media from 1999 to 2004. Brown has also been the Publisher of the Vail Daily, Summit Daily News, Summit County Journal, and Leadville Chronicle.
He has over 30 years of experience in the newspaper and communications industries. Brown is a Board member of Local Media Association, Associated Press, the Youth Foundation of Eagle County and the Vail Valley Charitable Fund. He also volunteered with Vail Leadership and as a youth coach with the Western Eagle County Recreation.
Brown holds a B.S. degree in Business with an emphasis in Marketing from Colorado State University.
Bob has been married to his wife of 29 years Lori and they have 3 children, Britney (28), Cameron (25) and Cody (22).